About this initiative


The Machinery Directive needs updating to improve safety levels further and take account of the latest IT innovations. The proposed revision:

  • aligns the Directive with EU harmonised legislation on product health and safety, and
  • tackles the challenges that may arise from technical progress in digitisation.
Single market
Type of act
Proposal for a regulation


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Inception impact assessment
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Feedback period
14 January 2019 - 11 February 2019 (midnight Brussels time)
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Public consultation

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Planned for
Second quarter 2019

Commission adoption

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Planned for
Second quarter 2021

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